WAY TO WELLNESS #75
It isn’t always easy to stick to the routine of cooking or prepping meals at home – especially if you are on the run a lot. There are many methods people have found to make meal prep more efficient like menu-planning, bulk-cooking/prepping, canning, etc. Utilizing some of these methods can ensure that when you get home late after a hard day at work, you have something you can eat with little effort. Additionally, if you get in the habit of making eating out more of a special occasion as opposed to a daily ritual, your pocketbook will thank you! Prepared foods ALWAYS have a significant price mark up over the cost of their base ingredients.
Many restaurants boast larger portion sizes that are often AT LEAST double what a normal portion would be. Additionally, many restaurant cut costs by using lower quality ingredients or dangerous fillers. This also doesn’t take into consideration preservatives like sodium and MSG that many prepared foods are riddled with.